In the remote mountains of western China, a team of rangers embarks on a desperate search. Battling freezing temperatures and unforgiving terrain, they're hunting for evidence of China's wild pandas, and for the first time, they've allowed outsiders to join them.
In The End of China Inc?, Al Jazeera's 101 East travels to Shenfu, one of hundreds of new cities in China built during the boom years that are now deserted. Scores of abandoned high-rise buildings stretch for kilometres - a ghost town of epic proportions.
China's booming movie industry is attracting interest from Hollywood heavyweights, as they chase bigger box-office returns to offset tighter margins at home.
DreamWorks Animation announced plans to build Oriental DreamWorks, a studio in Shanghai, in what it billed as a landmark joint venture agreement with two state-owned Chinese media companies.
For an industry consumed by audience size, 1.3 billion is an irresistible number. It's no surprise then that Hollywood is drawn by the prospect of breaking into the Chinese market. by Rae Ann Fera
China will limit the number of entertainment programmes allowed to air on television, from match-making game shows to dance broadcasts, and push to replace them with morality-building programming, Chinese media reported on Tuesday.
It's feeling very much like Hollywood North in Vancouver these days: Russell Crowe for the new Superman film Man of Steel, Matt Damon has been here shooting Neill Blomkamp's follow-up to District 9 and Robert Redford is shooting his next film here with a blockbuster cast that includes Shia LaBeouf, Susan S
The Hollywood company behind the hit 'Kung Fu Panda' movies is to open a new Shanghai operation to make films specifically for China's booming market, a recruitment firm told AFP on Wednesday.
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